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Musharraf grants more Northern Areas council more powers
Islamabad, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Tuesday announced a legislative assembly's status to the Northern Areas Council with powers to present and pass the areas' annual budget.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 8:53:16 PM

Bhutto receives new threats from Pakistani militants
Islamabad, Oct 23 (DPA) Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto has received threats of new suicide attacks from Islamic militants, days after two bomb attacks on her procession left 140 people dead, her lawyer said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 7:33:21 PM

Benazir Bhutto banned from leaving Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Pakistan has put former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on the Exit Control List (ECL), banning her from leaving the country, according to Bhutto's spokesman Farhatullah Babar.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 1:08:59 PM

Talks on Pakistan caretaker set-up put on hold
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Talks between aides of President Pervez Musharraf and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Benazir Bhutto on the composition of a caretaker government have been put on hold till the Supreme Court rules on Musharraf's eligibility to contest the presidential election.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 12:59:37 PM

Pakistan spent Rs.65 mn on overseas treatment of 18 bigwigs
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan, which spends just Rs.360 per capita on health, squandered a whopping Rs.65 million on the overseas treatment of 18 bigwigs even though cures were available within the country at a fraction of the cost.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 12:47:59 PM

New militant organisation formed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Six militant groups in Pakistan's Mehmand Agency bordering Afghanistan have formed a new organisation, the Tehrik-e-Taliban, to fight for implementation of Islamic laws.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 11:17:33 AM

Despite politics, Pakistanis ride the IT wave
Karachi/Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) In urban centres in Pakistan, there is determination and excitement in the air that has little to do with the present political strife. The country's IT market is booming and it's a gold mine for many.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 9:59:07 AM

Bhutto urges terrorists to drop arms, join talks
Islamabad, Oct 22 (Xinhua) Former prime minister and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson Benazir Bhutto Monday urged terrorists to surrender arms and come to the negotiating table.

Monday, October 22, 2007 8:32:01 PM

Bhutto urges terrorists to drop arms, join talks
Islamabad, Oct 22 (Xinhua) Former prime minister and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson Benazir Bhutto Monday urged terrorists to surrender arms and come to the negotiating table.

Monday, October 22, 2007 8:09:22 PM

Pakistan to host international conference on Islamic banking
Islamabad, Oct 22 (Xinhua) Pakistan will host the 3rd World Asia Islamic Capital conference in Karachi Nov 7-8, the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported Monday.

Monday, October 22, 2007 7:00:55 PM

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